Category Archives: Department publications

Dr. Shuhua Fan, Summer 2018- Presentation and Publication

Conference Presentation: “The Knight Brothers at Newchwang (Niuzhuang): Foreign Community in Mid-Nineteenth Century Chinese Treaty Ports,” at the June 21-23, 2018 Annual Conference of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, Philadelphia, PA. Publication: Chinese edition of The Harvard-Yenching … Continue reading

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Dr. Kennedy, the Boston Marathon, and Only A Game

Dr. Lawrence Kennedy’s new book, Bricklayer Bill, was featured on NPR’s Only a Game this weekend in anticipation of Patriot’s Day and the Boston Marathon this coming Monday.  You can check out the Only A Game segment here.

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Dr. Aiala Levy: Collaborative Reading and Note-Taking: How to Foster a Forum Using Google Docs

Be sure to check out this article written by Dr. Aiala Levy in the April 2018 Perspectives magazine. https://www.historians.org/publications-and-directories/perspectives-on-history/april-2018/collaborative-reading-and-note-taking-how-to-foster-a-forum-using-google-docs      

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Dr. Lawrence Kennedy publishes new work on “Bricklayer Bill”

Along with his son Patrick, Dr. Lawrence Kennedy has recently finished work on his most recent book, Bricklayer Bill: The Untold Story of the Workingman’s Boston Marathon. The book traces the experience of Irish American “Bricklayer Bill” Kennedy won the … Continue reading

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Dr. Shuhua Fan’s New Book

  Dr. Shuhua Fan has recently published The Harvard-Yenching Institute and Cultural Engineering: Remaking the Humanities in China, 1924-1951 (Lexington Books, 2014). As the first comprehensive study on the subject, the book adopts a concept of “cultural engineering,” which is … Continue reading

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Free The Queenston Twenty-Three

A recent special issue of the New York History Journal includes an article written by Dr. David J. Dzurec.  The article, “Failure at Queenston Heights: The Politics of Citizenship and Federal Power during the War of 1812,” examines how the … Continue reading

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Dr. Shaffern ‘indulges’ us with a new publication.

Robert W. Shaffern, Dominicans, Indulgences and Imperial Rivalry in Fourteenth-Century Germany (Rochester, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2014). Indulgences have long been known as the occasion for the Protestant Reformation of the early sixteenth-century, but less well known are the … Continue reading

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The Scandalous Dr. Domenico (publishes again)

Congratulations to department chair Roy Domenico, whose article “Sex, Scandal and Catholic Politics during Italy’s Dolce Vita” has just been published in Scandal!: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Consequences, Outcomes, and Significance of Political Scandals.  Go get your copy today! … Continue reading

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Dr. Dzurec on Prisoners of War

Dr. David Dzurec has published “Prisoners of War and American Self-Image During the American Revolution” in the November 2013 edition of the journal War in History.  The article examines how accounts of the experiences of prisoners of war during the American … Continue reading

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